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THE BOUNTY

by | Read by Michael York

History • 6 hrs. • Abridged • © 2003

Michael York navigates the fascinating story of the mutiny on the HMS BOUNTY in the late 1700s. Although versions of the tale have proliferated since Captain William Bligh's personal account was published in 1790, Alexander assimilates extensive documentation and research to offer "the true story." York lends appropriate British accents to the crew with his consistent, pleasant reading. Original music, along with ocean sound effects, accompanies the narration. York brings a dynamic tone to the brave heroics of Bligh, the cowardly grumblings of mutineer Fletcher Christian, and the politics underlying the resulting court-martials. J.J.B. 2004 Audie Award Finalist
(c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 04]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audiobooks • 2003

CS ISBN 0142800287 $25.95 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 0142800295 $29.95 • Five CDs

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